Posts Tagged ‘Wedding’
Molly Hannon tracks down divine Italian food in Wedding... Eating Italian food in Berlin can be about as thrilling as devouring a Döner Kebab. The ubiquity of both national cuisines can discourage diners from seeking out the authentic flavors that define them, or even from being able to discover exactly what those are. The year-old Da Baffi in Wedding is a shining exception. This unassuming newcomer embodies all the right elements of traditional Italian cooking. Owned by two Italians, [...]
Paul Scraton gives an ex-pat perspective of his neighbourhood of choice: Wedding... I "]It is just past midnight on the Osloer Strasse. I emerge from the U-Bahn station onto the wide, dark boulevard. There are not so many people about. At the corner of Drontheimer Strasse a couple of drunks stagger out from their smoke-filled corner kneipe, bellies full of gassy pilsner and cheap shots of korn. The lights in the kebab stand across the street burn brightly but there are no customers. A [...]
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Berlin resident Giulia Pines reflects on the strangeness of living in a neighbourhood that's not quite a neighbourhood... How does one write about a neighborhood that is not a neighbourhood? A neighbourhood still so much under construction one cannot even use that well-worn phrase “not so much a neighbourhood as a state of mind” (“not of an age but for all time”?) to describe it? A neighbourhood whose future identity is still so much in question, we are awoken day and night by [...]
A Berlin-based composer with a penchant for piano improvisation Raised on a musical diet of classical and jazz, Nils Frahm started playing the piano as a young student of Nahum Brodski, himself a student of Tchaikovsky’s last protégé. When the budding musician wasn’t hovering over a keyboard, he was sifting through his father’s vast collection of ECM records. Now, aged 27, Frahm has become a masterful improvisational pianist. In December he released his first two [...]